Charlie Javice, Founder/CEO of Frank, which is a college financial aid start-up. Source: JP Morgan JPMorgan Chase has acquired college planning platform Frank to deepen relationships with students and their parents, CNBC has learned exclusively. Frank is an online portal with tools that help students apply for and negotiate financial aid, enroll in online courses
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Call it the SALT effect: The debate over state and local tax deductions is scrambling U.S. politics, and the fight could have a profound effect on the parties as well as the U.S. economy. Many Democrats from high-tax areas are demanding a repeal of the SALT cap instituted in the 2017 tax reform law. This
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Note: Below is an excerpt of the 2021 Spanish Regional Tax Competitiveness Index (RTCI), a recent report published in collaboration with Fundación para el Avance de la Libertad. The RTCI for Spain is designed to analyze how well regions structure their tax systems, allows policymakers, businesses, and taxpayers to evaluate and measure how their regions’ tax systems compare,
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Much has been written about the House Democrats’ proposal to increase tobacco and nicotine products taxes over the last week. The proposal, which would double the tax on cigarettes while taxing every other tobacco and nicotine product at comparable rates, would have significant implications on the availability of non-cigarette tobacco products. And the potential federal
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In October 2019, California enacted a new law, AB 51, that on its face prohibits mandatory arbitration clauses in employment in employment contracts. As expected, the law was immediately challenged in federal court. In the latest installment of the law’s journey through the courts, a split Ninth Circuit panel vacated a 2020 preliminary injunction that
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An artist’s illustration of the Axiom modules attached to the International Space Station. Axiom Space The National Aeronautics and Space Administration plans to retire the International Space Station by the end of this decade, so the U.S. space agency is turning to private companies to build new space stations in orbit – and expects to
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Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty Images A tax package unveiled by House Democrats would forbid individual retirement accounts from holding certain private investments typically reserved for the wealthy. While proponents think the proposal would raise investor protection and reduce an the use of an IRA as a tax shelter for the rich,
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The Black CPA Centennial — the year-long national awareness campaign recognizing Black CPAs across United States, sponsored by various accounting organizations including the American Institute of CPAs and the Illinois CPA Society — honored 40 up-and-coming professionals with its inaugural 40 Under 40 Black CPA Award. The awards look to recognize “mentors and leaders, untiring
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If you buy something through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Finding a cheap cell phone service for your business means sorting through the options. Are you looking for cheap cell phone plans? A good talk text and data plan is great for a small businesses’ customer service. Great
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The Biden administration unveiled a memorandum in June on how it plans to fight international corruption. The memo directs federal departments and agencies, such as the Department of Justice, to work with like-minded international partners to make recommendations on a strategy to counteract corruption. In response to the memo, the DOJ is expected to borrow
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svetikd | E+ | Getty Images Millions of American families with kids have received three monthly payments since July totaling $45 billion through the new enhanced child tax credit. There’s a limited amount of time for families with eligible children to sign up if they didn’t get the checks automatically, likely because they don’t traditionally
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